Nathaniel Hawthorne


"No man, for any considerable period,

can wear one face to himself,

and another to the multitude,

without finally getting bewildered

as to which may be the true."


For a brief biographical sketch, please click on the following sources:

Perspectives in American Literature

PBS: The American Novel

For an exploration of Hawthorne's short stories and novels, click here:

Writings of Hawthorne

For an exploration of Hawthorne in Salem, click here:

Salem Website